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Fluid retention 

Good beautiful people! Recently I started to noticed that my feet and hands were swelling and I was retaining a lot of fluid.  I also noticed that even though I was walking I was still gaining weight.   504 more words

Hairballs and Kidneys

Hey guys! Here I am exactly 3 months post op (go me!) and I’m back with an update.

So it’s finally started happening. The great hair loss. 1,174 more words

Gastric Bypass

Baby, bye bye bye....

10 mutha fukkin pounds are gone!!!!  Yeeaaahhh!!!  It’s been hard, but I’ve been working at it and it’s finally paying off!  I’m almost to my 15 lb weight loss that I need to schedule my surgery.   141 more words


How I found out what a Barium Edema is??  Proceed with caution!

Good afternoon beautiful people!! I wanted to touch base about my tests I had a few weeks back. As I had previously blogged in previous posts…I am having issues with Acid Reflux and I had to have a colonscopy because cancer runs in my family. 524 more words

Gastric Bypass

What Is Bariatric Surgery And How Can It Help Me?

Often exercise and diet alone fails to effectively treat those who suffer from severe cases of obesity. For many people, lifestyle changes may not be sufficient enough for them to restore their health. 724 more words

Bariatric Surgery

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: My experiences with gastric-bypass surgery

I had a gastric-bypass operation in 2011.  I lost close to 100 pounds and have kept it off.  Overall, I am very happy with the results, but there are a few things I thought the world at large would want to know. 1,803 more words


I Still Struggle.

Photo Credit: Thomas Sawyer.

I know the picture we love to paint on social media- natural lighting, clear content, laughing, happy go lucky, but that’s not really how life goes all the time, right? 788 more words